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  • 14 Jan 2019 9:20 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Brands are wasting millions of pounds on marketing as Instagram influencers buy fake followers to boost their reach.

    http://www.cityam.com/271164/brands-waste-millions-extent-instagram-influencer-fraud

  • 14 Jan 2019 9:20 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Victim explains nothing seemed suspicious about the website he clicked on, so he entered his bank details - and began a chain of events that would lose him £9,900.

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46765681

  • 07 Jan 2019 9:28 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The couple from Sheldon, Birmingham, pleaded guilty to three charges of fraud after running the scam from their home for five years selling stamps worth £443,244 while pocketing £149,344 in profit.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6560609/Couple-bought-hundreds-used-stamps-charity-shops-WASHED-sold-jailed.html


  • 07 Jan 2019 9:27 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    An ongoing TV licence scam has led to more than 5,000 complaints over the past three months, according to Action Fraud.

    https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/fake-tv-licence-emails-lead-5000-complaints-145124133.html


  • 07 Jan 2019 9:27 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    The latest report by Action Fraud shows that fraudsters conned 15,024 shoppers out of more than £11 million over the Christmas period last year.

    https://westbridgfordwire.com/action-fraud-issues-12-tips-for-avoiding-post-christmas-sales-fraud/


  • 24 Dec 2018 12:13 AM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    North Wales Police are urging members of the public to be aware of a series of scam phone calls currently doing the rounds.

    http://www.wrexham.com/news/public-warned-of-scam-hmrc-and-sky-phone-calls-targeting-households-160934.html

  • 23 Dec 2018 10:49 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Couple from Edinburgh have spoken out about how they almost got conned out of thousands of pounds by fraudsters posing as tax officials.

    https://www.scotsman.com/news/edinburgh-couple-speak-out-after-being-targeted-by-vishing-scam-1-4844794

  • 17 Dec 2018 7:11 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    GPs have been warned to check that invoices received are genuine, after a number of practices were targeted by invoice fraud scams. 

    http://www.pulsetoday.co.uk/partners-/practice-business/gp-practices-warned-against-invoice-fraud-scams/20037947.article#.XBUcHPAwDMA.twitter

  • 17 Dec 2018 5:38 PM | Jo Buckley (Administrator)

    Nottinghamshire Police have seen an increase in bogus police officer cold calls, with a worrying trend that tricks the victim into thinking they have verified that the fraudster is legitimate.

    https://westbridgfordwire.com/police-warn-of-bogus-police-officer-fraud/

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